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janet napolitano will be speaking at a conference here in washington and in just about an hour from now they are holding a press conference live from boston. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well today is the 6th anniversary of the massacre where a gunman shoot 32 people on campus before shooting himself. virginia has declared it virginia tech rememberance day and a moment of silence will be followed by a ringing of the bell for each victim. >>> the gay lesbian community, they say safe zone signs are being placed at the city's nine police stations. he wants members of the community to feel safe coming in to a police station to report a crime. they came together after an assault where the member of a transgender was attacked after leaving a bar. >>> there are reports of a mountain lion spotted and at 4:00 p.m. a woman told police she thought she saw a mountain lion. well they searched quarry ridge but they did not find it. they say if you do come across a mountain lion, do not run and instead make a lot of noise and try to make yourself appear bigger. >>> they will go to a series of conc
ideology or some other crazy set of ideas lou: homeland security department secretary napolitano saying that she is convinced that this is not part of a larger plot that it is one instance. your reaction? >> you can't know that now. you can't. i think it is not part of an international plot. that is my hunch. i investigated cases with punches. at the time they were right, have the time they were wrong. i had to abandon a lot of punches that turned out to be wrong. you're asking me for my hunch, this is not orchestrated by al qaeda overseas. but this could very well be being done by homegrown people who were looking to try to do the same thing. or we could be all wrong and this could be some kind of other plot having to do with something that we have not even figured out yet. lou: so i infer from what you're saying that you think this is at most a small group of people working to carry out these terrorist attacks. not an individual. >> i don't think this is a major, a planned attack by an overseas group. i think it would be far bigger than what we saw if it were a planned attack. on the
in arizona, where secretary napolitano, senator mccaul nd congresswoman joined me, i've been and heard from local mayors, from business leaders from front line officers, i've heard them say they need more help at our ports of entry. especially our ports of entry. i hear the same comments when i visit in texas later this month, i think april 30 and may 1. i want to say to my colleagues, for anyone who is interested in, a day and a half, going down to the boarder in texas, the late afternoon, april 30, and all day on may 1. that i welcome you to join us. i believe that if something's worth having, it's worth paying for. and it's worth it to americans to better facilitate trave trade and travel at our ports of entry, we need to pay for it. that's why i degree with the president's proposal to use modest increases to pay for more customs and border patrol officers. these efforts will build on the tremendous progress we've made in scuring the border over the past decade. i look forward to reviewing the immigration bill introduced this morning. think at 1:45 by senator mccain and senators durbin a
. also, gun and a polly anna -- janet napolitano talked about the budget. to department is proposing $9 billion in funding for 2014. here is the hearing from today. it is about two hours. >> good morning. this hearing will come to order. thank you to secretary napolitano per joining us to discuss the president's budget request for fiscal year it 2014. before we start, i want to take a moment to have for my colleagues. we offer our condolences to at the boston marathon. we offer our thoughts and prayers. thank you. also, thank you to our first responders who selflessly rushed into the chaos and to care for those who had been injured and in some cases killed. the lump or spent -- the local level to continue to investigate this tragedy. we are carefully monitoring the situation. we will continue to do so. in the end, we will get to the bottom of this. we will bring those responsible to justice. every american has a role in these efforts. if you see something, say something. see something, say something. we are reminded of those every time we go into a train station or airport. see somethin
as presented by the gang of eight. there will be a few different aspects. secretary janet napolitano from homeland security will testify before the committee. she willbay talk about border security, how to come up with a strategy for making sure we are securing our southern border there's also going to be two economists talking today. douglas holtz-eakin, former director of the congressional budget office. and another economist named peter, who is on the u.s. civil rights commission. they will testify about how illegal immigration can affect the u.s. economy. a hearing on friday. then on monday a second hearing. after that we have to see how the process unfolds. especially republicans on the judiciary committee are calling for more than the currently scheduled hearings. probably sometime in early may we will move to the markup process which is where the senators on the judiciary committee can begin offering amendments and releasing how they want to continue to shape the bill. we hope it gets passed out of committee and go to the senate floor. host: rebekah kaplan of the national journal.
've been working with secretary napolitano and find the way to provide jammers to local police. as far as those with detonators, there is no, other than having more dogs, more surveillance and that appears to what happened here. if it was a detonator, only way to stop there, if there were more police dogs constantly screening the area and, again, we, you know, when there is after-action report from the boston police department we'll have a better idea what happened, how those ieds got there. bill: yeah. understood. did you say jammers? i want to be clear on that, is that the word you used? >> jammers. yeah, jammers can be used against remote controls. bill: what would they do? >> they would prevent an ied going off. it would prevent the person trying to set it off by remote control, it would prevent that from happening. we used them in afghanistan. we used them in iriraq. bill: yeah, i asked that because apparently cell phone service and e-mail service was down several hours month afternoon. were jammers used in the boston after the attack it is. >> i'm not sure. could have been cell p
napolitano, director of f.b.i., you have the head of -- director of the n.s.a., alexander, and all three have said, they said one of the biggest fears they have now are these attacks and that unless we have a sharing opportunity between government and between business they feel they cannot protect our country from these cyberattacks the way we should. it's important we act now on this bill. now, we can pass bills in the house all day long, but if the senate doesn't pass a bill and the president doesn't sign it, where are we? we were able to pass our bill last year in a bipartisan manner, and yet our bill went to the senate and it stalled. the bill didn't go anywhere. so chairman rogers and i started again, but what we said to each other and we discussed was that we need to address the issue of privacy because even though we felt strongly that our bill does protect privacy, we knew there was -- there were groups out there, especially the privacy groups, felt there was not enough protection in our bill. we rolled up our sleeves. we listened to the issues raised by the privacy groups. the admini
muller, attorney general holder, secretary napolitano and homeland security adviser on the attacks in boston. we continue to mobilize and deploy all resources to protect our citizens and investigate and to respond to this attack. obviously our first thoughts this morning are with the victims, their families, and the city of boston. we know that two explosions gravely wounded dozens of americans and took the lives of others including an 8-year-old boy. this was a heinous and cowardly act. given what we now know about what took fbi is investigating it as an act of terrorism. anytime bombs are used to target civilian, it is an act of terrorism. what we don't yet know, however, is who carried out the attack or why, whether it was planned and executed by a terrorist organization, foreign or domestic, or was the act an individual. clearly we're at the beginning of our investigation. it will take time to follow every lead and determine what happened. but we will find out. we will find whoever harmed our citizens and we will bring them to justice. we also know this. the american people ref
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